Emily Nordvang

Emily is a freelance science writer with a passion for creating clear, compelling science content. She holds a first class honours degree in Chemistry from Durham University and a PhD from the Technical University of Denmark.

After escaping the laboratory, Emily worked as a Technology Scout, a position that saw her travelling the globe to learn about new developments in catalysis and materials science. She then worked as a Medical Writer before making the leap to science writing in 2017.

As a freelancer, Emily specialises in biotechnology, materials, and analytical science, a combination of subjects that has seen her write about everything from targeted drug- delivery to concrete. Emily is an all-rounder who is never afraid to tackle a new topic.

In her downtime, Emily can often be found exploring the Shropshire countryside with her two beautiful daughters, husband and slightly bonkers Rhodesian ridgeback.


tabitha dale

Tabitha is a freelance social media specialist with a scientific focus, holding an honours degree in Microbiology and Virology from the University of Warwick, and a Masters degree in Applied Molecular Microbiology from the University of Nottingham. 

Before going freelance, Tabitha worked in central Government in a variety of science and policy roles. This involved communicating complex topics to Ministers, researchers, businesses and the public on a range of subjects, including sustainable development, environmental management, food safety and marine science. 

When not scrolling through Twitter, Tabitha enjoys watching films and is a patron of the British Film Institute. When free time allows, she is also a background artist in film and television.

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Hannah Varrall

Hannah is a freelance audio and video editor. Formerly AV producer at women's website The Pool, she set up her own podcast - the School for Dumb Women - before going freelance in Autumn 2018.

She's produced and edited a number of podcasts since then, ranging from a structured reality show to a series about childbirth. She likes silly sound effects and learning about Mendel's peas.